Lower School Student Support PreK-1st Grade- Part Time Fall 2022
The Shipley School
Location: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Type: Part Time
LOWER SCHOOL STUDENT SUPPORT PreK-1st GRADE-Part Time Fall 2022
This position will report directly to the Head of Lower School. This part-time hourly position will be 20 hours a week,commence August 29, 2022 and end on December 16, 2022.
Provide support for all students as needed in the classroom including one on one, small and whole group support
Provide ongoing support to children who are experiencing social/emotional struggles
Help implement behavior support plans in conjunction with the student support team and classroom teachers
Observe and collect data, and conduct assessments to help inform student support and planning
Review and maintain student records for students who need social/emotional and behavioral support
Liaison with LS Director of Student Support, student support team and classroom teachers to support children who are struggling
Support the embedding of the Social, Emotional, and Ethical Development (SEED) and Positive Education programs in classrooms
The successful candidate must...
Demonstrate maturity, collegiality, flexibility, humor, and commitment to positive growth
Work collaboratively, build relationships, and make connections with children, families, and colleagues
Have a minimum of one year experience in an early childhood setting
Have a Bachelor's degree
Have knowledge and/or training in cultural competency
Possess excellent speaking writing, and organizational skills
The ideal candidate will...
Possess an advanced degree in an area relevant to the position
Have experience in counseling, social work or a related field
Understand and apply trauma-informed approaches to their work
Demonstrate the ability to plan and execute professional development for teachers
Shipley and Its Commitment to Equity
The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling approximately 800 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world.
The Shipley School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The school will make all employment decisions for employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, creed, genetic predisposition, victim of domestic violence or any other basis protected by law.
In addition to this position, Shipley seeks talented new colleagues across a host of full- and part-time positions ranging from teaching, to coaching, to staff support. Go toshipleyschool.org/about/employment to learn more.
Interested candidates should complete the online application. Cover letter (Teaching Candidates), Philosophy of Education Statement (Teaching Candidates) and resume (All Candidates) should be uploaded in the resume section of the application. Applications received missing supporting documents will receive less consideration. Please note - clearances are not required at the time of application but will be required for employment. No phone calls, please.